California Republican Party

California Republican Party
ChairpersonJessica Millan Patterson
Senate LeaderScott Wilk
Assembly LeaderMarie Waldron
FounderJohn C. Frémont
Founded1854; 167 years ago (1854)
Membership (2021)Increase5,334,323[1]
National affiliationU.S. Republican Party
  •   Red
  •   Green   Blue
US Senate Seats
0 / 2
US House Seats
11 / 53
Statewide Executive Offices
0 / 8
State Senate
9 / 40
State Assembly
19 / 80

The California Republican Party (CAGOP) is the affiliate of the United States Republican Party in the U.S. state of California. The party is based in Sacramento and is led by chair Jessica Millan Patterson.[2]

As of October 2020, Republicans represent approximately 24% of the state's registered voters,[3] placing the party far behind the California Democratic Party which has 46% of registered voters. The party is a superminority in the California State Legislature, holding only 19 seats out of 80 in the California State Assembly and 9 seats out of 40 in the California State Senate. The party holds none of the eight statewide executive branch offices, 11 of the state's 53 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives delegation, and neither of California's seats in the U.S. Senate.

  1. ^ Winger, Richard. "March 2021 Ballot Access News Print Edition". Ballot Access News. Retrieved April 1, 2021.
  2. ^ "Beleaguered California Republicans Vote Jessica Patterson New Party Chair". February 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "California Secretary of State Report of Registration as of October 19, 2020," (PDF). Retrieved January 5, 2021.

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